Vitality

April 2018 Edition

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to the latest Vitality Employee Newsletter, we provide all issues in electronic format.


Annual Benefits & Wellness Fair

Annual Benefits & Wellness Fair

Mark your calendars now for Tuesday, April 24 - the date of this annual event! The Benefits & Wellness Fair event provides an opportunity or employees of the college to meet with many of our benefits and wellness vendors! (page 1)


2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge Events

2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge Events

Join us for the many 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge programs and events during the month of April! Walking and activities are planned throughout the month and are open to the entire campus community. Look inside this issue for details! (page 1)


College Prep for Parents

College Prep for Parents

Human Resource Services, Admissions and Financial Aid, in conjunction with local area high schools offer workshops for employees and their families to learn more about the college selection and financial aid process. Details about the program inside this issue! (page 5)


Community Information: Medicare 101 Information Sessions

Community Information: Medicare 101 Information Sessions

Retirement and healthcare are two topics that we all face as we grow older. Many of us find healthcare coverage and decisions as one of our biggest challenges, and are confused or concerned about making the right decisions. Look inside to learn when you can attend this free information session to learn about Medicare. (page 6)


Book Discussion: Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Book Discussion: Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response. This book discussion provides the opportunity for open discussion to learn more! Look inside this issue. (page 7)


Professional Development

  • New Hires (page 2)
  • College Prep for Parents (page 5)
  • Book Discussion: Dear Ijeawele... (page 7)
  • Protecting Our Community (page 7)

Work Life Balance

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits:United Concordia (page 2-3)
  • Retirement 1:1 Consultations (page 2)
  • American Cancer Society | Relay for Life (page 3)
  • Northside Ride Event (page 4)
  • Down on the Farm | CSA (page 4)
  • Medicare 101 Info Sessions (page 6)


Wellness Programs & Events

  • Historical Book Walking Tour (page 1)
  • How to be a Smart Dental Consumer (page 2)
  • Back Pain & Sciatica (page 5)
  • Wellness Fun Run Walk (page 6)
  • Pollinator Gardening (page 6)
  • Understanding Substance Use & Addiction (page 6)
  • Lung Health | The Importance of Every Breath (page 6)
  • Free Biometric Screenings (page 7)
  • Budgeting for Your Home Life (page 7)
  • Massage Therapy (page 7)

Special Programs & Announcements

  • Benefits & Wellness Fair (page 1)
  • National Walking Day Book Walk (page 1)
  • 2018 Recognition Brunch (page 1)
  • Benefits | Summary Annual Reports (page 2)
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winner (page 8)
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders (page 8)